Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 441 506 495
Rank change year-on-year +65 -11 +108
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 70 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 51
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +9.52%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Signal Processing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24,282 27,888 28,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.20% 89.89% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19,863 22,999 23,359
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +33 47 £50,000 - 5
Surrey +53 18 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Oxfordshire +24 3 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Thames Valley +22 3 £70,000 +27.27% 5
West Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 47 (67.14%) C++
2 39 (55.71%) C
3 35 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 32 (45.71%) SC Cleared
4 32 (45.71%) Security Cleared
5 30 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 26 (37.14%) Degree
7 21 (30.00%) VHDL
8 20 (28.57%) Physics
8 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (27.14%) Algorithms
9 19 (27.14%) Java
10 18 (25.71%) Electronics
10 18 (25.71%) Telecoms
10 18 (25.71%) Software-Defined Radio
11 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
11 17 (24.29%) Python
12 16 (22.86%) JSP
13 15 (21.43%) GIS
13 15 (21.43%) CAD
13 15 (21.43%) DTS
13 15 (21.43%) MS Visio
13 15 (21.43%) Military
13 15 (21.43%) Logistics
13 15 (21.43%) Multimedia
13 15 (21.43%) System Testing
14 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
14 13 (18.57%) Embedded C
14 13 (18.57%) Embedded C++
14 13 (18.57%) Wireless

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) DNN
1 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (1.43%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Software-Defined Radio
2 13 (18.57%) Wireless
3 5 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) 5G
5 1 (1.43%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) DTS
1 15 (21.43%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Power BI
2 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (25.71%) Electronics
1 18 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 15 (21.43%) Military
2 15 (21.43%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Field Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) FPGA Developer
4 11 (15.71%) FPGA Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Field Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Junior
7 4 (5.71%) Junior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Radio Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Research Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) DSP Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) JSP
2 5 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.43%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 21 (30.00%) VHDL
3 19 (27.14%) Algorithms
4 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) SIMD
6 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.43%) Acoustics
7 1 (1.43%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 20 (28.57%) Physics
2 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
4 15 (21.43%) CAD
4 15 (21.43%) Logistics
4 15 (21.43%) System Testing
5 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (7.14%) Data Science
7 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.29%) Deep Learning
9 3 (4.29%) Experimental Design
9 3 (4.29%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.29%) Neural Network
10 2 (2.86%) Computer Vision
10 2 (2.86%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 2 (2.86%) Device Driver Development
10 2 (2.86%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) C++
2 39 (55.71%) C
3 19 (27.14%) Java
4 17 (24.29%) Python
5 13 (18.57%) Embedded C
5 13 (18.57%) Embedded C++
6 8 (11.43%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.71%) C#
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (45.71%) SC Cleared
1 32 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (37.14%) Degree
3 10 (14.29%) HNC
3 10 (14.29%) HND
4 7 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
1 1 (1.43%) KVM
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Xilinx
2 1 (1.43%) Google
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) SAP
2 1 (1.43%) VMware